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Dodgers catcher Keibert Ruiz is hopeful of playing by the end of next week after intake testing per team manager Dave Roberts.
The 22-year-old prospect with a ton of potential has yet to get many at-bats in the MLB. Nonetheless, arriving at camp with the possibility of playing in a few days allows a window for Ruiz to flash his upside as an MLB talent.
Dodgers manager Dave Roberts says catching prospect Keibert Ruiz has yet to report to spring training due to a visa issue.
Ruiz is one of the top catching prospects in baseball and should be in line to see more playing time in the big leagues this season. Of course, he's currently blocked by Will Smith, which limits his fantasy value. Ruiz is a name to monitor in dynasty league formats.
The Dodgers optioned catching prospect Keibert Ruiz to the team's alternate training site.
Ruiz appeared in just two game with the big league club, going 2-for-8 with a homer and three strikeouts. The 22-year-old is widely considered a top-100 prospect within the sport.
Keibert Ruiz was late to Spring Training 2.0 because he was Covid-19 positive. He has since recovered.
Ruiz hit a home run off Julio Teheran in his first major league at-bat on Sunday. He will play while Will Smith is injured but he's not rosterable in most redraft fantasy leagues.
Keibert Ruiz went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Sunday's win over the Angels.
Ruiz went deep in his first big league at-bat, a soaring solo shot in the third inning. Otherwise, he had a tough day at the plate, popping out and striking out twice. Ruiz figures to split catching duties with Will Smith injured, but probably won't play regularly enough to warrant any fantasy attention.